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Friday, May 8, 2020 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time)

Hydro One presents its 2020 Virtual Annual General Meeting of Shareholders.

Due to the public health impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this year's meeting will be held in a virtual-only format through a live online audio webcast. This measure is a proactive step to ensure the health and safety of our shareholders, employees and communities. Material associated with our Annual General Meeting of Shareholders is found below.


Web Portal (you will be able to login 15 minutes before the meeting)

Minimum System Requirements


Only shareholders or duly appointed proxyholders will be able to vote and ask questions at the meeting.


Speakers:
photo: Timothy Hodgson

Timothy Hodgson

Chair of the Board, Hydro One Limited

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photo: Mark Poweska

Mark Poweska

President and Chief Executive Officer

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Timothy Hodgson

Mr. Hodgson is a Retired Managing Partner of Alignvest Management Corporation, having served at the firm from 2012 to August 2019. Mr. Hodgson was Special Advisor to Mr. Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of Canada from 2010 to 2012. From 1990 to 2010, Mr. Hodgson held various positions in New York, London, Silicon Valley and Toronto with Goldman Sachs and served as Chief Executive Officer of Goldman Sachs Canada from 2005 to 2010 with overall responsibilities for the firm’s operations, client relationships and regulatory matters in the region.

Mr. Hodgson currently sits on the boards of the Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments) and Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation. Mr. Hodgson’s prior directorships include MEG Energy, The Global Risk Institute, KGS-Alpha Capital Markets, Next Canada, the Richard Ivey School of Business and Bridgepoint Health.

Mr. Hodgson holds a Masters of Business Administration from The Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Manitoba. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants (FCPA) and holds his ICD.D.

Mark Poweska

Mark Poweska is President and CEO of Hydro One Limited. With nearly 1.4 million valued customers, over C$25 billion in assets and 2018 annual revenues of over $6.2 billion, Mark leads Ontario’s largest electricity transmission and distribution provider.

Mark is a proven leader with a reputation for prioritizing safety, exceeding customer expectations, cutting costs and improving operational performance. With a team of approximately 8,600 skilled and dedicated employees, Mark will proudly build and maintain a safe and reliable electricity system to support strong and growing communities across Ontario.

Prior to joining Hydro One, Mark previously served as Executive Vice President, Operations at BC Hydro. During his tenure in the role, Mark successfully led the merger of the former Transmission and Distribution organization with the Generation organization, to form one Operations group with revenues of approximately $5 billion. Through his 26 year career at BC Hydro, Mark led teams in engineering, construction and procurement while delivering strong results in technical design, delivery and implementation in engineering and construction, exceptional service to customers, as well as safe operations and maintenance of generation, transmission and distribution assets.

Mark sits on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Electricity Association and the Western Energy Institute, as well as the Ontario Energy Association.

Mark received his B.A.Sc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan in 1993.



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Chris Lopez

Chief Financial Officer

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Maureen Wareham

Corporate Secretary

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Chris Lopez

Chris Lopez, appointed as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), distinguished himself as Acting CFO by leading the Finance organization where he successfully secured favourable financing and delivered impactful productivity initiatives across the business. Mr. Lopez joined Hydro One in 2016 as the Senior Vice President of Finance, bringing almost 17 years of progressive experience in the utilities industry in Canada and Australia. Prior to joining Hydro One, Mr. Lopez was the Vice President, Corporate Planning and Mergers & Acquisitions at TransAlta Corporation from 2011 to 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Lopez was Director of Operations Finance at TransAlta in Calgary from 2007 to 2011, and he held senior financial roles up to and including Country Financial Controller for TransAlta in Australia, from 1999 to 2007. Mr. Lopez worked as a Senior Financial Accountant with Rio Tinto Iron Ore, in Australia from 1997 to 1999.
 
Mr. Lopez received a Bachelor of Business degree from Edith Cowan University in 1996, and a Chartered Accountant designation in Australia in 1999. He received a graduate diploma in corporate governance and directorships from the Australian Institute of Company Directors in 2007. 

Maureen Wareham

Maureen Wareham is Vice President, Corporate Secretary and Chief Ethics Officer of Hydro One Limited, and is responsible for the oversight and management of the operations of the Board of Directors, its Committees, and Hydro One’s subsidiary companies' board operations. She is also responsible for advising the Board of Directors and senior management on corporate governance best practices. As Chief Ethics Officer, she is responsible for carrying out advisory and reporting functions associated with the Code of Business Conduct, including the responsibility for ensuring all allegations of Code violations are investigated and resolved, and providing regular reports to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors.
 
Maureen joined the Company's Law Division in 1997 having previously practised corporate commercial and securities law with the Toronto law firms of Holden, Day, Wilson; and Borden Ladner. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto (1984) in philosophy and a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Western Ontario (1987). Maureen was called to the Ontario Bar in 1989 and is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada. She is a member of the Conference Board of Canada's "Corporate Ethics Management Council" and the Governance Professionals of Canada. 


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How to Vote Online:

To exercise your vote online, if you are a registered shareholder (holder of a share certificate) please go to proxyvote.com and follow the instructions on screen. You will need the control number located on your proxy form.

If you are a non-registered shareholder (have an account with a financial intermediary, e.g. a bank, trust company, broker or nominee), you must contact your intermediary for instructions.

If you plan to vote prior to the meeting you must do so before 9:30 a.m. eastern time on May 6, 2020.